Spandau Ballet reunited on stage for first time in five years at premiere of film about their career

Spandau Ballet attending the premiere of Soul Boys of the Western World at the Royal Albert Hall tonight. Credit: PA

Chart-topping '80s band Spandau Ballet reunited on stage for the first time in five years tonight as the band performed at the premiere of a film documenting their career.

Brothers Gary and Martin Kemp arriving for the premiere. Credit: PA

Guests such as Boy George, comedian John Bishop and actor Bill Nighy were among those at the Royal Albert Hall to see the quintet launch the film, Soul Boys Of The Western World.

Boy George and his hat on the red carpet. Credit: PA

The premiere of the warts-and-all film was also beamed into more than 200 cinemas around the UK.

The band, whose hits include Gold, True and To Cut A Long Story Short, rounded off the screening by performing some of their biggest hits.

Spandau Ballet with show director George Hencken on the red carpet at the Albert Hall. Credit: Empics

For many years the members of the group - Tony Hadley, Steve Norman, John Keeble and brothers Gary and Martin Kemp - were torn apart by legal acrimony.

But they eventually buried the hatchet to tour again.

Steve Norman and John Keeble pose for photographers on the red carpet. Credit: PA

The film charts the band's early years on the streets of north London, through their days as faces in Soho's Blitz Club to their pinnacle headlining sell-out shows around the world, as well as their darker post-band years.

Following the screening, guitarist and songwriter Gary Kemp said:

Among the hits the band played tonight were Through The Barricades, Chant No 1 and Gold.